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Second Half Run Leads Women to Win over BLC

last modified 2013-01-29 09:51 PM

NEW ULM, Minn. - The MLC women's basketball team used a 20-2 second half run to run past Bethany Lutheran College by the score of 64-57 Tuesday night.

Second Half Run Leads Women to Win over BLC

Leah Nass had a career high 26 points in a win over BLC

MLC emerged from the first half holding a 29-27 lead, but the Vikings came out firing to start the second, scoring eight points in the first three minutes to take a 35-34 lead.

The Knights would take control from there, outscoring the Vikings 20-2 over the next ten minutes to build a 17-point lead at 54-37 with just over seven minutes to play in the game.

BLC tried to make a run down the stretch, but the Knights kept the lead in double figures until a Viking three-pointer with 1:15 to play cut the deficit to seven before MLC ran out the clock to clinch the win.

Leah Nass had a career night offensively, scoring 26 points on 10-16 shooting, and also grabbed eight rebounds to lead the team.

Alex Anthon also had a big day for the Knights, scoring 15 points on only nine shots and making three of four attempts from beyond the three-point arc. Brittney Gossen added ten points, dished out eight assists and grabbed seven rebounds.

With the win, MLC improved to 7-12 on the season and 5-3 in UMAC play, while BLC dropped to 5-14 overall and 3-5 in league play.

The Knights will return to action on Friday, February 1, when they travel to Northland for a game scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.


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